Nashville’s Music Row has been officially declared a National Treasure. That means local groups trying to preserve the character of country music’s home neighborhood will have hands-on assistance from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
A bug in Metro Schools’ lottery system resulted in a few hundred families getting seats in several different schools instead of just one. But district officials say there was no harm and no need for a re-do.
AAA auto club says the average price of gas has now dipped below $2 a gallon in 18 states, including Tennessee. A year ago, the average price was well above $3.
More than 13,000 families in Nashville are still waiting to hear if they got into the school they wanted for next year. A website announcing results of the school lottery was published Friday and then taken down over the weekend after glitches emerged.
As President Obama rolls out the details of a national free community college proposal, Tennessee’s version has been thrust into the spotlight. We’ve been covering Tennessee Promise since it launched late last summer. Here’s how it works, in 54 seconds:
We break down Insure Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan to help 200,000 low-income Tennesseans get health insurance.
When universities publish books, they’re usually only read by a handful of scholars. But the true account of how a Nashville’s Perry Wallace integrated SEC basketball is breaking that mold.
As President Obama announced his free community college plan in Knoxville today, he was joined by top Republican lawmakers. But this doesn’t necessarily mean Obama’s proposal is getting bipartisan support.
In a joint announcement, Nissan and NASA officials say they will have prototypes ready to test by the end of the year.
The governor faces skepticism from his fellow Republicans for a plan that also has to pass muster with the Obama administration.
Little Jimmy Dickens’ hat, boots and guitar held center stage of the Grand Ole Opry today as the country music community said a final goodbye to one of their mainstays.
Home sales in the Nashville area finished the year more than 7 ½ percent higher than 2013, but not all areas of Middle Tennessee were in on the gains.
Decision day comes Friday for 13,300 families in Nashville. That’s how many students have applied to attend a school other than the one that’s closer to home.
In President Obama’s third visit to Tennessee in the past year, he will be announcing a proposal that would make community college free for all Americans. “We also have make sure that everybody has the opportunity to constantly train themselves for better jobs, better wages, better benefits,” he said in a video Thursday night.
On January 8, 1815, Maj. Gen. Andrew Jackson lead a ragtag group of American soldiers to an unlikely victory in the Battle of New Orleans. Nobody could have known it at the time, but that win propelled Jackson to become the first self-made man in the White House and helped him change the nature of presidential campaigns.
The Tennessee county with the lowest unemployment rate in the state has seen its fortunes change. One of Lincoln County’s largest employers is leaving. Goodman manufacturing is consolidating its operations to Texas.
Dozens of friends, fans, musicians and admirers showed up to pay their respects to Dickens at his visitation at Woodlawn Cemetery Wednesday.
Gov. Bill Haslam says he understands why some state lawmakers are demanding more details about his plan to expand health coverage for the poor.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker officially becomes chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee this week.
Tennessee’s top transportation official says lawmakers should consider state gas tax increase, even if the federal government does the same.